The Center for Disabilities is located on the Sanford campus and is housed in the Health Sciences Center. Our staff is made up of a large group of professionals with a great variety of work experiences and educational backgrounds.

Wendy Parent-Johnson, Ph.D., C.R.C., C.E.S.P., Executive Director, LEND, Community Training and Services Director
Phone: 605-357-1468

Kristen Berg, Ph.D., Assistant Director
Phone: 605-357-1427

Richard Kiefer-O’Donnell, Ph.D., Assistant Director
Phone: 605-357-1411

John R. Johnson, Ph.D., Research and Development Director
Phone: 605-357-1439

Jana Richardson, B.S., Finance and Administration Director
Phone: 605-357-1473

Jim Warne, M.S., Community Engagement Director
Phone: 605-357-1439

Bridget Amundson, B.S., Birth to 3 Service Coordinator
Phone: 605-357-1419

Ryan Bartz, B.S., Marketing Communication Specialist
Phone: 605-357-1477

Caitlin Borges, M.S.W., L.C.W.S., Clinic Associate
Phone: 605-357-1559

Greg Boris, Ed.D., Senior Leadership Development and Policy Specialist
Phone: 605-357-1474

Jamie Butler, B.S., Birth to 3 Service Coordinator
Phone: 605-357-1429

Teresa Byrnes, Clinic Coordinator
Phone: 605-357-1420

Debbie Carter, Accountant
Phone: 605-357-1431

Jake Cummings, Ph.D., Research Associate
Phone: 605-357-1428

Tova Eggerstedt, M.S., Behavioral Specialist
Phone: 605-357-1430

Qijuan Fang, Ph.D., Post-Doc Researcher
Phone: 605-357-1401

Mary Fitzpatrick, Birth to 3 Program Coordinator
Phone: 605-357-1318

Taylor Funke, B.S., CAC, CPS, Behavior Specialist
Phone: 605-357-1584

Kendra Gottsleben, B.A., Marketing Communication Specialist
Phone: 605-357-1462

Erin Gustaf, Staff Assistant
Phone: 605-357-1439

Pat Herman, M.U.R.P., A.I.C.P., Department Manager and Events Planner
Phone: 605-357-1577

Stephanie Krusemark, B.S., Birth to 3 Service Coordinator
Phone: 605-556-0067

Steven Larson, M.Ed., M.Div., Department Assistant
Phone: 605-357-1426

Emily Meier, M.A., Training and Technical Assistance Specialist
Phone: 605-357-1475

Rose Moehring, M.A., Sp.Ed., C.L.V.T., Deaf-Blind Program Coordinator
Phone: 605-357-1437

Shannon Nelson, B.S., Birth to 3 Service Coordinator
Phone: 605-996-3380

Richard Parent-Johnson, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate
Phone: 605-357-1323

Nicole Saue, B.S.W., Birth to 3 Service Coordinator
Phone: 605-357-1346

Kurt Schiferl, B.S., Behavior Specialist
Phone: 605-357-1443

Angie Tuffs, B.S., Department Assistant
Phone: 605-357-1423

Missy Wartenbee, B.S.W., Birth to 3 Service Coordinator
Phone: 605-357-1446

Ann Wilson, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate
Phone: 605-357-1348